What are the best philosophical movies that make you think?

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    #1Dead Poets Society

    Dead Poets Society

    Dead Poet Society is an American drama movie interpretation of the scriptwriter's life directed by Peter Weir. It was released June 2, 1992, by Touchstone pictures and Silver Screen Partners. It starred Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard and Ethan Hawke.


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    Yu Gu
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "How do our lessons to other people influence them? Are they really taking them into account? This are just a few of the questions that was swimming inside my head when me and my students were watching this movie."
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    Inception is a sci-fi film by Warner Bros. Pictures. Released in 2010, Inception was directed by Christopher Nolan and stars Leonardo DiCaprio as a thief who infiltrates the subconscious of sleeping minds to steal secrets in exchange for his freedom.


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    Ivy Cao
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "This movie makes you tackle a century old problem, the mind-body problem. It makes you wonder whether what our mind perceive is simply illusion or another reality. MIND BLOWING!"
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    #3Robot And Frank

    Robot And Frank

    Robot And Frank is a comedy sci-fi and drama film directed by Jake Schreier. It was first released on August 17, 2012, by Samuel Goldwyn Films with an MPAA rating of PG-13. It starred Frank Langella, Peter Sarsgaard, and Susan Sarandon.


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    Sandra Lira
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "To learn from an artificial intelligence makes you think whether humanity is actually evolving or devolving. It is a great movie that poses deep and meditative worthy questions."
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    #4Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a romantic sci-fi movie by Michel Gondry about a young couple who has a falling out who then decide to have each other deleted from their memories via a medical procedure. It stars Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet.


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    Justin Hayes
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "This movie although it covers a psychological approach to erasing memories it also made me and my girlfriend think about love and how it actually works. Great movie!"
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    #5V for Vendetta

    V for Vendetta
    V for Vendetta is a dystopian political movie directed by James McTeigue starring Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving and Stephen Rhea in 2005. It was based on the graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore and David Lloyd. 

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    Samuel Powell
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "This movie speaks on a political scale, about the abuses people in power do to the common people and it opens the possibility to fight back."
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    #6Fight Club

    Fight Club

    Fight Club is a drama and suspense film adaptation of a novel by Chuck Palahniuk, directed by David Fincher. It was released on September 21, 1999, by 20th Century Fox with an MPAA rating of R.


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    Dhruv Mukopadhyay
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "I think this movie is more of a psychological thing rather than a philosophical movie. It covers depression and the such."
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    #7Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko is a science-fiction drama thriller movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, and Mary McDonnell. It was written and directed by Richard Kelly. The movie was premiered in the Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2001.


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    Donna Webb
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "Im not really feeling the philosophy vibe from this movie. It can make you ponder upon some stuff but mostly it just scares me and my sister."
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    Memento is a 2000 psychological thriller about Leonard Shelby (Guy Pearce), a man with anterograde amnesia caused by head trauma. Shelby is trying to solve the mystery of his wife's murder by following clues from photos and tattoos on his own body.


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    Stephanie Boyd
    Written on June 6, 2018
    "Im not really sure its a philosophical movie, I mean sure it makes you think about certain things but I guess its more of a psych thing?"


Best What are the best philosophical movies that make you think
1Dead Poets SocietyMovies 17 Paid
2InceptionMovies 16 Paid
3Robot And FrankMovies 12 Paid
4Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindMovies 12 Paid
5V for VendettaMovies 9 Paid
6Fight ClubMovies 7 Paid
7Donnie DarkoMovies 4 Paid
8MementoMovies 3 Paid

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